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Billing for a 99211 or 99212

  1. Default Billing for a 99211 or 99212
    Medical Coding Books
    Can we bill a 99211 or 99212 for filling out forms for a pt. No exam nor history is done its just an appointment for filling out the pts form. My boss seems to think we can bill pt's ins for this.

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    Columbia, MO
    a 99080 is a better fit. You could not bill a 99212 as you do not have 2 out of the 3 key components. If the patient is there face to face with the physician while he fills out the form then you could make a case for the 99211, but a steady diet of billing a 99211 is not wise as it is a flagged level.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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